Community Editor: Christine Stoddard

My name is Christine Stoddard and I am the community editor of the Brooklyn Downtown Star and Greenpoint Star. I come to you from a life of freelance reporting, coupled with creative pursuits, including film, television, theatre, and painting. I began my journalism career interning for Washington Life Magazine and, with early contributor gigs at the Grinnell Herald-Register and, and staff positions at Virginia Living Magazine and the Arlington Catholic Herald. My work has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Bustle, The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, Yes! Magazine, Bushwick Daily, 25A Magazine, Greenpointers, and elsewhere. In college, I founded Quail Bell Magazine, an award-winning literary journal with contributors from around the world. A few of my book titles include Desert Fox By the Sea, Hispanic & Latino Heritage in Virginia, Hello, New York: The Living And Dead, etc. I hold an MFA from The City College of New York-CUNY and continue my studies at Columbia University. In 2023, Brooklyn Magazine named me one of its Top 50 Most Fascinating People. (Very humbling, yes.) More at

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